Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu can be used as a storage centre for medical tools. © AFP
Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu can be used as a storage centre for medical tools to assist Spain’s battle in opposition to the coronavirus, the membership confirmed on Thursday. The 81,000-seater stadium will home donations made by companies and organisations, significantly those who work within the sports activities sector, earlier than passing them onto the Spanish well being authorities.
“Real Madrid, in collaboration with the High Council for Sport (CSD), has launched a project in Madrid to supply and distribute strategic medical supplies to be used in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic,” learn a membership assertion.
It added: “All of the stored supplies will be passed on to the Spanish health authorities, under the authority of the Spanish government, so that the resources, which are so necessary in the current health emergency situation, are employed in the best and most efficient manner.”
Spain had recorded greater than 4,000 deaths because of the virus, in response to the newest figures on Thursday. Madrid is the nation’s worst-affected space, with greater than 2,000 deaths up to now.